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Ruben Santiago-Hudson's new play about race now at Two River Theater

Zebedee (left, played by Charles Weldon) and Zeke (Brandon J. Dirden) in the world premiere of “Your Blues Ain’t Sweet Like Mine” at Two River Theater in Red Bank. 449 more words

NJ Theater

National Poetry Month: April 9th

The Day Winds Up the Opposite by August Wilson

Hearing her disembodied voice wash over me,
A cascade of coin and blessing,
With the delicious sounds of her waking… 88 more words


Day 15

Today’s piece of the day is one I bet you have heard before.

It was a song relived and revived by the great August Wilson. … 48 more words

For all the strong Women in the house! Use your pain as fuel, as a reminder of your strength!



Shining Like New Money: Loomis, August Wilson, Sam Pollard and Me

As a senior at (XUP) Xavier Prep: Xavier University Preparatory School in New Orleans, I had A.P. English with Mrs. Oubre, a feisty and brilliant Black woman with a love for literature. 413 more words

Drama Review – Fences by August Wilson

Without question, Troy Maxson deserves to be ranked among the most complex protagonists in literature. He’s a blue collar Willy Loman, a bit less crass than Stanley Kowalski, and a family man in the vein of Al-Sayyid Ahmad Abd al-Jawad from Naguib Mahfouz’s… 807 more words

Book Reviews

On Around Town, talking King Hedley II, Mary Stuart, and Cherokee

On this trio of Around Town discussions, host Robert Aubry Davis, Washington Post arts writer Jane Horwitz and I dissect Arena Stage‘s powerful King Hedley II, 83 more words